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doc Definition of strain
    English to English
    noun
  • (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
  • She endured the stresses and strains of life.
    He presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger.
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  • a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  • She was humming an air from Beethoven.
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  • (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
  • His responsibilities were a constant strain.
    The mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him.
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  • a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
  • He experimented on a particular breed of white rats.
    He created a new strain of sheep.
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  • (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
  • A new strain of microorganisms.
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  • injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
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  • the general meaning or substance of an utterance
  • Although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument.
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  • an effortful attempt to attain a goal
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  • an intense or violent exertion
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  • the act of singing
  • With a shout and a song they marched up to the gates.
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  • Race; stock; generation; descent; family.
  • source: Webster 1913
  • The act of straining, or the state of being strained.
  • source: Webster 1913
  • A cultural subvariety that is only slightly differentiated.
  • source: Webster 1913
    verb
  • to exert much effort or energy
  • Straining our ears to hear.
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  • test the limits of
  • You are trying my patience!.
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  • use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  • He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro.
    Don't strain your mind too much.
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  • separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
  • Sift the flour.
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  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
  • He got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up.
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  • become stretched or tense or taut
  • The bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;.
    The rope strained when the weight was attached.
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  • remove by passing through a filter
  • Filter out the impurities.
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  • rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
  • Puree the vegetables for the baby.
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  • alter the shape of (something) by stress
  • His body was deformed by leprosy.
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  • To draw with force; to extend with great effort; to stretch; as, to strain a rope; to strain the shrouds of a ship; to strain the cords of a musical instrument.
  • source: Webster 1913
  • To make violent efforts.
  • source: Webster 1913
    English to Tagalog
    verb
  • [strén] Salain; tawasin
  • source: Diccionario Ingles-Español-Tagalog
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